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  • Clear-View Windows, a Florida dealer and installer of windows, doors and siding, has opened a new 3,600-square-foot showroom. The move increases the company’s display area nine-fold, making it possible to display more of its products, officials state. “Hands-on experience is very important for customers,” says Dave Bunker, president of the company, which has served the Tampa Bay... more »
  • To showcase its new Stiles Finishing Technologies business, Stiles Machinery Inc. is hosting an open house at its facility in High Point, N.C. The event, targeted at everyone from the small shop owner to major manufacturers, is scheduled for October 4-6. "Our new applications and testing facility in High Point has the broadest range of finishing equipment in North America. We have combined... more »
  • Targeted at remodelers and dealers, a webinar focusing on how consumer financing can increase sales is being offered by improveit.com, the provider of online services for home improvement companies. The event is scheduled for September 21 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT.  Featuring the GE Money's VP of sales, the session will include tips for financing today’s consumer, including the... more »
  • Gorell Windows & Doors will be featured in a project on ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition this fall.  In the episode, a new home is being constructed for a family living in Crawford, N.Y. The family is Jimmy and Darlene Korpai and their two children, Haley and Hudson. Five-year-old Haley suffers from a form of dwarfism, and the goal of the Extreme Makeover crew was to build a... more »
  • The National Glass Association, publisher of Window & Door, elected Chris Mammen as its chairman of the board at the recent GlassBuild America in Atlanta. Mammen, president of M3 Glass Technologies of Irving, Texas, has served on the board since 2006. New executive officers are Chairman-elect Bill Evans of Evans Glass Co., Nashville, Tenn.; and Treasurer Robert Brown of Brown's Glass,... more »
  • Sunrise Windows, the Michigan-based vinyl window and door manufacturer, is partnering with the National Association of Professionally Accredited Contractors to offer its dealers access to legal and operational resources specifically created for the remodeling industry. These tools include legal forms, operational guides, informational papers, and video seminars. “Having NAPAC as a Sunrise... more »
  • After suspending operations last week, GBO Inc., manufacturer of Bonneville wood windows and doors, reports that is filing for bankruptcy with plans to put forward a restructuring proposal. Meanwhile, the management of Bonneville Solutions is emphasizing that it is a separate business and its door and window operations are unaffected. GBO's decision to suspend operations was the result of... more »
  • GED Integrated Solutions will be demonstrating its new Automated Tri-Lite Assembly System (Atlas) at GlassBuild America next week in Atlanta.  The new glass fabrication system produces triple pane IG units in 20 second cycle times, the supplier reports.     GED's new Atlas line for automated assembly of triple- and dual-lite IG units to be demonstrated in Atlanta. The... more »
  • Building Drops, a Florida-based engineering and consulting company serving the fenestration industry, has launched a new website. Targeted at current and potential customers, the site provides information on various services, including product design, evaluation and certification. The company works with manufacturers to assist them at all stages, from prototype development to testing for impact,... more »
  • MI Windows & Doors recently donated and installed a complete window package of new MI EnergyCore windows into a Habitat for Humanity home being built in Prescott Valley, Ariz. The casements and awnings in the home represented the first-ever installation of the manufacturer's new high-performance window line.     One of the new windows installed by MI personnel in the... more »